Description: Documents the first 18 months of the Delano grape strike, a continuing labor strike led by mostly Filipino and Mexican migrant farmers against grape growers in California's San Joaquin Valley, beginning on September 8, 1965. Describes events leading up to the strikes and the development of small unions in the area. Includes footage of and commentary by strike leaders Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, co-founders of the National Farm Workers Association. A portrait of the people, their movement, and its effect on their lives.
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